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A 37-year-old male asked:

Today will be 10 days since tooth extraction. dentist saw yesterday. said healing well. saw some blood specks while brushing today. what could they be?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Blood specks: Could be from your Dentist reexamining extraction site, or from early gum disease site elsewhere in y9ur mouth. If it happens again, return to your Dentist for re-exam. Gum disease is easy to reverse in it's earliest stages, more difficult to treat as it advances.

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Last updated Aug 25, 2018

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